End times for carbon trading

Readers may recall this story this past week at WUWT: European Carbon Trading Hits Another Record Low. It was a short lived record, beaten again the very next day. Today,…

European Carbon Trading Hits Another Record Low

Sluggish German economy forces EU carbon to record low 17 Jan 2013 17:26 Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 21:32 LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters Point Carbon) – EU carbon prices hit…

Is green energy a fad that has run its course?

So, How’s Your Green Energy Stock Doing? Guest post By Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times Is green energy a fad that has run its course? The investment…

On losing the 2°C battle

We’ve already posted on how China is moving right along now as the big kahuna of CO2 emissions, now it seems there’s some despair over the inability to miss the…

Record high for global carbon emissions – China is the leader

From the University of East Anglia  home of Climatgate and Phil Jones. Fortunately, we already covered this at WUWT graphically as shown below: This graph and subsequent story shows just…

EU aircraft carbon emissions tax crashes and burns

From the BBC comes this bit of good news: EU suspends aircraft emissions trading rules The European Union has agreed to suspend its rules that require airlines flying to and…

An ill wind blows from wind turbines

Newsbytes from the GWPF, Lies, Damn Lies And Green Statistics Almost all predictions about the expansion and cost of German wind turbines and solar panels have turned out to be…

Newsbytes: EU Energy Commissioner Warns Against New Climate Targets

Seems like sanity has infected the EU Energy commissioner. A collection of news stories from Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF: I strongly advise against more stringent climate targets after…

Scientific peer review and publishing taking a turn for the better

A number of people have brought this recent article in the Economist to my attention. Some excerpts:

Per capita CO2 emissions in China reach European levels

From the European Commission Joint Research Centre Global CO2 emissions continue to increase Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) – the main cause of global warming – increased by 3%…

USA CO2 emissions fall 7.7%

From vancouverobserver.com. Every year the International Energy Agency (IEA) calculates humanity’s CO2 pollution from burning fossil fuels. And once again, the overall story line is one of ever-increasing emissions: “Global…

Green energy companies off the government teat in Spain, take off

Spain Ejects Green Energy Lobby by Alex Morales and Ben Sills, Bloomberg Spanish renewable-energy companies that once got Europe’s biggest subsidies are deserting the nation after the government shut off…

EU violates Aarhus Convention in ‘20% renewable energy by 2020’ program

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UN: EU violates Aarhus Convention   The Compliance Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), which enforces the Aarhus Convention to which…

Newsbytes – the SREx feeding frenzy

From the GWPF, news about the current media feeding frenzy on the IPCC SREx report. Even Revkin in a Tweet (via Tom Nelson) thinks the coverage is “overheated”. Amid overheated…

Newsbytes: Anti-Green Rollback Begins in UK

From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF The UK government wants nuclear power to be given parity with renewables in Europe, in a move that would significantly boost atomic energy…

Newsbytes: Climate Hysteria Threatens Global Carbon War

By Dr. Benny Peiser of the Global Warming Policy Foundation Russia is considering limits on European flights over Siberia as countries approve possible retaliatory measures against the European Union’s move…

Huhne is no loss

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Today’s resignation of Chris Huhne, the UK Minister for Climate Change, offers the prospect of a belated return to sanity at the former Ministry of…

There's a reason the modern age moved on from windmills

In the UK, the CIVITAS group has just released an economic analysis of wind power. The scathing report confirms what we have been reporting for years here on WUWT: wind…

China Warns EU's Green Fanatics Of Global Trade War

Via the GWPF, the great war of flying carbon credits appears to be massing on the border. China has warned the European Union to abandon its controversial carbon tax on…

Post COP 17 – The Road to Nowhere

Guest post by Professor Will Alexander  Roadmaps The key word used during the COP 17 discussions was ‘roadmap’ used by the European Union delegation. The following is a map of…

EU carbon trading in freefall

Looks just like what happened to the Chicago Carbon Exchange is about to repeat in Europe. Source: http://www.barchart.com/charts/futures/CKZ11 By Thomson Reuters Point Carbon LONDON | Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:01pm…

Topsy-Turvey Carbon Footprints from Nature Climate Change

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein The lastest issue of Nature Climate Change to reach my mailbox has some startling news, particularly considering that it comes from a generally Warmist publication.…

The Durban COPx ‘til we meet again, historically

By Christopher Horner The annual “historic agreement” to meet again later — wait, sorry, that’s “to save the planet” — has been agreed, to the also-annual teary-eyed hugging and standing…

Latest extortion attempt from Durban COP17: $1.6 Trillion

Gosh. Who knew that a massive tax could solve all imagined climate problems? David L. Hagen writes: The UN is demanding control over $1.6 trillion per year to control climate.…